Monthly Archives: December 2017

MPL Talks: USS Michigan & the Civil War

The USS Michigan was one of the Navy’s first iron-hulled ships and it sailed the Great Lakes for more than a century. It represented the transition between wood to iron and sail to steam. The USS Michigan also played a … Continue reading

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Read Marvel & Star Wars comics for free with Hoopla

Christmas has come early for comics lovers, because Hoopla just added dozens of Marvel and Star Wars comics to its collection. And you can read them for free. We’ve talked about Hoopla before. It’s a cool digital service we offer that lets … Continue reading

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Cleveland Browns QB Bernie Kosar discusses football, resiliency & ‘Learning to Scramble’

Cleveland Browns Quarterback Bernie Kosar—you may have heard of him—visited us on Wednesday to discuss his life, career, and new book, Learning to Scramble. He talked about: The process of writing “Learning to Scramble” His childhood in Youngstown The importance of … Continue reading

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Lake Branch opening STEAM station for kids

Kids can combine play and learning when they try out the new STEAM Station at our Lake Branch. (If you don’t know, STEAM is an acronym that stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math.) Fledgling scientists as young as … Continue reading

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Check out new magazines whenever you want with Flipster

You can now access dozens of popular magazines whenever you want and for free. All you need is a smart device—like a tablet, computer or smartphone—a Mentor Public Library card, and the library’s newest digital service, Flipster. You can check out both new and … Continue reading

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